Pentagon Eyes Changes for Guantanamo Detainees

A detainee is read a legal document at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

A detainee is read a legal document at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in July 2004. Defense Dept. hide caption

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The Pentagon is considering a number of changes in its policies on detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, The New York Times reports.

The paper says revisions under consideration include granting prisoners more power to challenge charges against them and barring certain techniques that have raised accusations of torture.

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